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Donkey Coffee

17 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
+1 740-594-7353
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cookies” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (12 reviews)
“board games” (4 reviews)
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17 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We drop into Donkey for morning coffee and pastries on a random basis; always a solid place for great coffee and pastries; with two floors of smallish rooms and an eclectic mix of furniture, a very inviting place to sit and chat and warm up...More

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been going here for years and every time I'm back visiting my parents I always try to make it a point to come here. Good coffee, good music and some of the friendliest staff you will ever meet.

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I live here and this is one of the best places in Athens to get great coffee, I always get an espresso when I am there

Thank danielboone24
Reviewed 3 March 2017

An awesome local establishment, Donkey Coffee is a great place. The owners and staff are friendly and professional. The coffee is responsibly sourced and brewed to perfection. The atmosphere is cosy and laid back. Love their policy of acceptance of ALL.

Thank stamps
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I go to Donkey pretty regularly; sometimes for a quick grab-and-go cup of coffee and sometimes to work or enjoy the relaxing environment. It's everything you would imagine in a great coffee place to be: art on the walls, lots of tables and chairs, sofas...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Rich flavors and an awesome environment makes for a perfect coffee break. The Donkey provides a cultural experience with art, music, local foods and coffee. The best place to meet up.

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Athens, Ohio is known for its quirky allure and high-quality goods: both of which are found at Donkey Coffee, located uptown just a block or two away from the main campus green. The most "artsy" of all the coffee shops, Donkey has made its impact...More

Thank JaymePollock
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Awesome college town coffee shop. The interior is huge and people are spread out everywhere lounging, studying, talking, napping, chillin. The music selection while we were there was great, it was a Nirvana album, and it really set the tone for the chill vibe in...More

Thank Jessjukerroberts
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We only get coffees and cookies there so we do not have a wide range of experience with the place but what we do get, we really like. However, many of our friends like what Donkey serves just as much as we do and we...More

Thank WJRothman
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The coffee was good, but nothing special. Maybe it's better than the competition in Athen? The coffee shop has many small rooms above the entrance and seating outside to drink your coffee and study/read.

Thank mark l
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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-594-7353
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